Things I learned about Arkansas.

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by Angelkitty, May 23, 2008.

  1. Angelkitty

    Angelkitty New Member

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    Sheridan, Ar
    1. A possum is a flat animal that sleeps in the
    middle of the road.

    2. There are 5,000 types of snakes and 4,998 of them
    live in Arkansas.

    3. There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 of
    them live in Arkansas.

    4. If it grows, it'll stick ya. If it crawls, it'll
    bite cha.

    5. "Onced" and "Twiced" are words.

    6. It is not a shopping cart, it's a buggy.

    7. "Jaw-P?" means, "Did y'all go to the bathroom?

    8. People actually grow and eat okra.

    9. "Fixinto" is one word.

    10. There is no such thing as "lunch." There is only
    dinner and then there is supper.

    11. Iced tea is appropriate for all meals, and you
    start drinking it when you're two. We do like a
    little tea with our sugar.

    12. Backwards and forwards means, "I know everything
    about you."

    13. The word "jeet" is actually a phrase meaning,
    "Did you eat?"

    14. You don't have to wear a watch, because it
    doesn't matter what time it is. You work until
    you're done or it's too dark to see.

    15. You don't PUSH buttons, you MASH EM.

    16. "No. Jew?" is a common response to the question,
    "Did you bring any beer?"

    17. You measure distance in minutes.

    18. You switch from heat to A/C in the same day.

    19. All the festivals across the state are named
    after a fruit, vegetable, grain, insect or animal.

    20. You know what a "DAWG" is.

    21. You carry jumper cables in your car --- for your
    OWN car.

    22. You only own four spices: salt, pepper, Tabasco
    and Ketchup.

    23. The local papers cover national and
    international news on one page, but require 6 pages
    for local gossip and high school football.

    24. You think that the first day of deer season is a
    national holiday.

    25. You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit "a bit warm."

    26. You know all four seasons: Almost summer,
    summer, still summer, and Christmas.


    27. Going to Wal-Mart is a favorite past time known
    as "goin' Wal-Martin" or "off to Wally World."

    28. You describe the first cool snap (below 70
    degrees) as good stew weather.

    29. Fried catfish is the other white meat.
     
  2. jtrew

    jtrew New Member

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    State:
    Little Rock, AR
    Pretty accurate, but here's a couple of corrections/comments:

    8. People actually grow and eat okra.
    Corse we dew: fried, stewed, gumboed, and boiled.

    11. Iced tea is appropriate for all meals, and you
    start drinking it when you're two. We do like a
    little tea with our sugar.
    You wait till yore kid's two year old fore you givem iced tea, and he'll grow up retarded. By the time they're two, they oughta be drinkin it outa a glass.

    22. You only own four spices: salt, pepper, Tabasco
    and Ketchup.
    Naw, you also gotta have chili powder for deer chili, and some creole seasoning fer yore eggs in the morning (just tabasco & ketchup don't really cut it).

    27. Going to Wal-Mart is a favorite past time known
    as "goin' Wal-Martin" or "off to Wally World."
    Not all of us enjoy going to Wal Mart. In fact some of us refer to a trip there as 'going to Hxxx. Now I know that's an exaggeration; it's really not more than a trip to purgatory.
     

  3. CoonX

    CoonX Member

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    State:
    Oklahoma City O
    30. After the divorce, you and your Ex are still related.


    It's an Arkansas thread, had to put that out there.
     
  4. olefin

    olefin New Member

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    State:
    Texas
    I once saw a sign on a grave that said, "Gone shopping at Walmart". But it wasn't in AR, it was Texas. :smile2:

    Good one Patricia!
     
  5. ozzy

    ozzy New Member

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    Lost Wages
    31: Shoes are always on sale at wally world cuz they cant get rid of them.
     
  6. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    State:
    Illinois
    Thanks Patricia. A lot of these applies to Illinois also. Enjoyed.